What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name TOOHEY, MICHAEL K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,131.78 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELARDI, DONNA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,131.40 Date 12/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGNER, JOSHUA G Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $55,131.23 Date 05/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,131.18 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CERETHA F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,130.29 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBEY, JACK M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,130.26 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINT, DEBORAH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,130.23 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,130.22 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, ISATU Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,130.02 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, JOSE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,129.98 Date 07/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REACH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,129.84 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UEBELE, CHARLES W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,129.56 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAGHER, KATIE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $55,129.55 Date 12/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPENTINE, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $55,129.51 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARLON J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $55,129.13 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDEN, LISA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,129.11 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,128.72 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, LORRAINE J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $55,128.69 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDA, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $55,128.60 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEHMENS, MARIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,127.90 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN-DI IORIO, LISSETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,127.70 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, ADRIAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,127.09 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCHIO, GAIL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,127.09 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, LAURA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $55,127.09 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHESS, JEANETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,127.09 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, WENDY Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,126.78 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, SHANE W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,126.75 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCHARD, JASON S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,126.51 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, NATHANIAL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $55,126.36 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CHARLES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,126.36 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAECKLE, KIM M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,126.32 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, VIRGINIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,126.21 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRADINE, JOAN M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $55,126.21 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, PATRICK J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,126.14 Date 01/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIES, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $55,126.05 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL E Employer name City of Elmira Amount $55,126.01 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIBALLI, BARBARA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,126.01 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JANET Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $55,125.90 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JOHN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,125.89 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, CHERIAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,125.66 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, JENNIFER Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,125.48 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILC, CINDY A Employer name Pavilion CSD Amount $55,125.20 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN GEORGE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,125.03 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, AGATA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,125.02 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPASTATO, MARYANN Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $55,124.59 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, DAVID J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,124.38 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERSTEIN, ERIC A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,124.15 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELSKI, TADEUSZ W Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,124.09 Date 07/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARICO, ANGELA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,123.86 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERTER, WHITNEY E Employer name Warren County Amount $55,123.63 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKEEN, JULIE Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $55,123.49 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GREGORY J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $55,122.64 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, SHERRY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,122.47 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROUSE, PATRICIA D Employer name Education Department Amount $55,122.42 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,122.17 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGMIER, DAVID A Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $55,122.12 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBKE, FRANK Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,122.05 Date 11/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, MARK S Employer name City of Batavia Amount $55,121.92 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, BENJAMIN S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,121.77 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,121.74 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, JESSICA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,121.71 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,121.63 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRO, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,121.50 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ALFRED P Employer name Erie County Amount $55,121.42 Date 02/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGINS, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,121.38 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDY, MALLORY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,121.25 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLING, CAROL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,121.17 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANIERO, ROSS R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $55,120.84 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, CARL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,120.83 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MELISSA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $55,120.69 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, DOMINICK P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $55,120.66 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, C COURTLAND Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,120.61 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DARREN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,120.59 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANKER, THERESA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,120.28 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, ANN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,120.16 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $55,120.05 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, FRANK P Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $55,119.91 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLINS, BARRY J, SR Employer name Town of Enfield Amount $55,119.51 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, PAM A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,119.48 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ROMENA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,119.48 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORECCHIO, LISA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,119.48 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MICHELLE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,119.48 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, JULIE R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,118.95 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERVIL, JEAN GARY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,118.88 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $55,118.72 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVILLE, VANESSA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,118.56 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,118.39 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, KEVIN V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,118.10 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISLER, JAMES L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,118.08 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, PAMELA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,117.15 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,116.95 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIST, JOSH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,116.90 Date 01/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKELEY, STACIE L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,116.79 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, EDWARD A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,116.74 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KAREN E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $55,116.66 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, MARK J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $55,116.63 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, DANIELLE H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,116.23 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSCHIK, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,116.21 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $55,115.48 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASDELL, JOY B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,115.36 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System